The Church Growth Kit
This awareness of, and sensitivity to, the energy of the earth has always been inherent in human culture, and special places have been recognized and preserved for this reason. We call them Sacred Sites, and they are the locations of stone circles, pyramids, temples, churches, palaces These special places are long established healing centers where people have instinctively gone to heal and refresh their souls and spirits and their body-energy. Hot springs, special mountains, gathering sites every area of land has them. This has come to be known by the name Geomancy, and there is ample evidence that energy lines on the planet's surface, called Ley Lines, (similar to the meridian pathways in the body used in Acupuncture) congregate at these special places.
I have studied Spring Forest Qigong through level 4, learning more about working on other people to help open up their blockages. At first, I thought I could not help someone else, since I did not have perfect health myself I have learned from Master Lin and fellow students that this is not true. It has been almost seven years since I first heard about Qigong from a woman at my church. I approached her about this thing she talked about Qigong -- because she seemed radiantly healthy, and happy. I found out she had begun her study of the moving meditation when she'd had cancer.
Master Chia When I first came to the U.S. I practiced acupuncture. In time I discovered that many of my patients had been referred to me by a doctor who was interested in Chi Kung. Whenever he had problem patients who didn't respond to conventional western medicine, he sent them to me. Many of them responded quite well to what I had to offer. Now I've been in this country for about four years and it was at least two years before I met the good doctor. He was excited about the way many of his referrals had responded. He asked to interview my students, half of which were his patients. I agreed and in time he published a book called Reports of the National Clearinghouse for Meditation, Relaxation and Related Therapies , his aim being, to interest the American Medical Community in what he called, Investigative Reports regarding meditation in relation to physical and mental health. (This report can be obtained by writing to National Clearinghouse for Meditation, Relaxation and Related...
There is a place on a hill where I do my Qigong practise in the morning when the weather is fine. I look out at a panoramic view right across the town below, and beyond to ploughed fields, woodland, and on a clear day as far as the Malvern Hills. The golden wind veins on top of the parish church gleam in the sunlight, and the towers of a medieval castle rise sturdily out of the plain.